Analysis

Getting inside in-house recruiters

Technology, employer brand and social recruiting are all hot topics from the latest membership survey from The FIRM (Forum for In-House Recruitment Managers).

14 November 2017

Is your site turning away applicants?

Many of us would be put off entering any personal details into an unsecure website but some agencies expect candidates to do precisely that.

Marketing, IT/Telecoms 14 November 2017

Seven lessons in a year of change

"In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks"
 

IT/Telecoms, HR 13 November 2017

Purpose is something you’re born with: Myth 2

In the second of our series of how has purpose transformed some of the world’s largest brands, we examine the second myth that you cannot become purposeful.

10 November 2017
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Sponsored: Why Page Group chooses to use DaXtra Technologies

DaXtra Technologies has been supporting Page Group with their recruitment workflow for years.

2 November 2017

A reality check on purpose: Myth 1

How has purpose transformed some of the world’s largest brands? Hear from the people who work at those organisations and make it happen.

Marketing, HR 23 October 2017

Emotional AI: Putting the human element into technology

Recruiters have become used to artificial intelligence (AI) beavering away in the background on tasks such as search-and-match and CV sifting, but two new products show it is only just starting to demonstrate its true potential.

Marketing, IT/Telecoms 16 October 2017

Automation and the recruitment industry

What are the key technology platforms to watch out for in automation of recruitment?

IT/Telecoms, HR 16 October 2017
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Sponsored: Pertemps & ISV case study

Pertemps Network Group and ISV Software have been working together since 1997 but it’s more than a supplier customer relationship.

29 September 2017

A firm approach to proactive recruiting

According to a recent report from The Forum for In-house Recruitment Managers (The FIRM), in-house recruiters are becoming far more proactive in their approach. Colin Cottell reports

24 October 2016

Tried and tested: candidate assessments

The range of online testing and assessment tools is vast and readily available, so recruiters have no reason not to take them up and offer candidates a much better recruitment experience. Sue Weekes explains

Keeping the momentum going

Although latest reports reveal a rosy picture for the recruitment industry, the sector needs to look internally at how to attract and maintain their own talent to keep riding the success story wave. Colin Cottell reports

HR 24 October 2016

Techno dreams become reality

Sue Weekes looks at four technologies that are gathering momentum in the recruitment world

HR, Legal 4 October 2016

SAP's big bang theory to attract talent

To compete with the sexy tech firms, SAP decided to overhaul its employer brand in a quest to find out what great looks like. Sue Weekes discovered how SAP went about it

4 October 2016

Managing the fallout from cyber attacks

Insurance experts say the initial impact of a cyber attack is distressing but the ensuing aftershocks can be catastrophic, reports Colin Cottell

HR, Legal 23 August 2016

11 Most Influential In-house Recruiters: Leading the resourcing challenge

Driving and effecting change is a key theme for deciding who are the top in-house resourcing influencers this year. Scott Beagrie introduces 2016’s list

23 August 2016

Boost for lending with new legal changes

Upcoming legislation aims to give lending to recruitment agencies a shot in the arm. But is it that simple? Colin Cottell investigates the legal implications

HR, Legal 21 July 2016

Moving the story on

Could this be the biggest story of the 21st century to date?

21 July 2016

Paying the price of service level agreements

Procurement-led and cost-driven service level agreements (SLAs) are damaging the relationship between RPOs (recruitment process outsourcers) and their recruitment agency suppliers. Colin Cottell investigates

Executive search, HR 21 July 2016

Samantha Ramsay in the retail House of Fraser

Describing yourself as someone prone to “come up with crazy new fandangled ideas”, and “a bit of a loon that comes up with some random stuff”, is not the sort of thing you expect to hear from a senior resourcing executive.

23 June 2016

Why friendly workplaces are the least innovative

Innovation is crucial to an organisation’s success, and while friendly employee relationships seem to make an ideal working environment, this may not produce the desired creativity a business is looking for. Dr Tom Mom reports

IT/Telecoms, HR 23 June 2016

Will the M&A bang carry on through 2016?

The rest of the year and beyond is set to be an interesting period for recruitment mergers & acquisitions, but potential headwinds on the horizon may dampen activity, says Mark Maunsell

IT/Telecoms, HR 19 May 2016

Winning recruiters rock the night away

Recruitment professionals from across the UK, Europe and as far afield as India gathered at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London’s Mayfair to celebrate an outstanding year in the industry. Hosted by comedian Romesh Ranganathan, who did a splendid job in presenting 29 awards accompanied by a thumping rock & roll soundtrack, the event was hailed as the best yet. Here are just a few snapshots of the evening’s winners

19 May 2016

Sue Cooper: Giving her heart and soul

Three decades or so ago, Sue Cooper successfully managed to lose what she imagined was “one the safest jobs in the country”.

Education, Public sector 19 May 2016

Time to fold the umbrellas?

Recent changes to the law around T&S have made the future look rather stormy for umbrella companies, reports Colin Cottell

Creative/Digital/Media 27 April 2016

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